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01-23-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

A short little ride around home on Sunday. :D ...

A short little ride around home on Sunday. :D

https://youtu.be/5WBEGDINFHI
01-22-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Nobody said anything about a pit crew. It's all...

Nobody said anything about a pit crew. It's all about organization. You remove the tube first, find the puncture, clean and apply glue.

While drying, inspect tire, remove debris, remount halfway...
01-22-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

MTB bar ends = riding on the hoods of a drop bar....

MTB bar ends = riding on the hoods of a drop bar. I ride the hoods 90% of the time on a road bike.
01-22-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Ain't no fun unless here unless Beanz can be The...

Ain't no fun unless here unless Beanz can be The Beanz! :D
01-22-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

No fun without a tandem ride here and there! :D ...

No fun without a tandem ride here and there! :D

https://youtu.be/R04Ea6qY_Dc
01-22-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

One of my faves from a while back. ...

One of my faves from a while back.

https://youtu.be/LvqcXcVFa0A
01-22-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Last week, cold and chilly after all the rain. ...

Last week, cold and chilly after all the rain.

OK so I just wanted to try out the video editor features. :D

https://youtu.be/yiE7WQySC8Q
01-22-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Some SART fun!

This place needs some life! :D

Not bad figuring she was off the bike for a year.

https://youtu.be/MYw3BLrM-NM
01-22-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Exactly! But the poster seems to think it is...

Exactly! But the poster seems to think it is crazy when he sees a cyclist with the wheel off not knowing the entire situation. Shiiiiii, er Slow leaks happen! :D
01-21-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

15 minutes? I take my wheel all the way off and...

15 minutes? I take my wheel all the way off and patch a tube in much less time than that so what's the big deal of removing the wheel?

Not to mention you can not always find the hole in a tube if...
01-20-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,213
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Even poor ole Levi Leipheimer is # 38 on this...

Even poor ole Levi Leipheimer is # 38 on this segment. :D

There was a dude that used to post on this forum way back 13 years ago that I know of. Jason, really super climber. He was #8...
01-20-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Flip the wheel around, it will be OK! :D Ok,...

Flip the wheel around, it will be OK! :D

Ok, so I didn't notice the fork. :p
01-20-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I used to ride a Target Huffy and did 60 mile...

I used to ride a Target Huffy and did 60 mile rides on it, an MTB. No suspension, nothing but heavy bike. Heavy, slow, but it got me there. :D

Can't expect a great ride for $40.
01-20-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,213
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

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Funny I see posters talking about having KOM's on Strava. No way will I ever get...
01-20-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,059
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Another 12 this morning around a local loop. ...

Another 12 this morning around a local loop.

145 for the month.
01-20-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 428,101
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Pic of my 56 year old female ride partner on...

Pic of my 56 year old female ride partner on Saturday's ride. 35 miles at 16.3 MPH average speed. Beautiful day for a ride. :D
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01-20-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,213
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I'm not sure where the OP is riding but here in...

I'm not sure where the OP is riding but here in California, if I ride on flat grounds at 18 MPH I can coast for 40-50 yards without pedaling.

If I ride up a local hill, riding at 7 MPH, if I stop...
01-20-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,837
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Last month I did a climb up a mtn road. 1 mile...

Last month I did a climb up a mtn road. 1 mile segment, 9% grade at 821 VAM according to Strava. Not sure if that is good for a 260 Clydesdale.

I haven't climbed much in the last couple of years....
01-19-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,059
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

35 miles with female Athena partner 16.3 average....

35 miles with female Athena partner 16.3 average.

135 for the month so far. :D
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

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Me and my female partner did a 35 miler at 16.3 MPH average speed. :D
01-19-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,072
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

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01-18-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,072
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I use the Camelback Podium bottle I want to say I...

I use the Camelback Podium bottle I want to say I use them for about 5 years until they crack along the bottles edge.

I clean the valve after every use with the back end of the bottle brush, the...
01-14-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Thanks Dutchboy2! Too many going down around...

Thanks Dutchboy2! Too many going down around here. :-(
01-13-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

But those pics of you standing in the snow with...

But those pics of you standing in the snow with your bike look so fun! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Nice easy ride with my female partner, 40 miles...

Nice easy ride with my female partner, 40 miles at 15.6 :D
01-13-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,059
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Easy 40 miles today with my ride partner. She did...

Easy 40 miles today with my ride partner. She did very well and we managed a slow 15.6. Not bad figuring it was cold and breezy.

Puts me at 100 for the month so far.
01-13-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

That's my opening sequence! :innocent: Sure...

That's my opening sequence! :innocent:

Sure wish we had woods like that out here! :D
01-12-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Ghost Bike, Mountain Ave Upland Ca. ???

Took a little drive up to the mountains today toward Baldy. I saw a ghost bike on the side of the road right at the top of Mountain Ave. Anybody know the situation?

There was a ghost bike a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,381
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I say no for the aerobars unless it's an ultra...

I say no for the aerobars unless it's an ultra distance event.

You won't notice much difference just riding in a small group of 2 or 3 imo. If you get involved with a bigger pack, you won't want...
01-12-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Groove one uses to carry extra spokes in case of...

Groove one uses to carry extra spokes in case of emergency. :D
01-12-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,948
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

People go to the local bike shops for guidance....

People go to the local bike shops for guidance. They should have steered you right. If not, that means they don't know WTH they are doing! And why do we pay high prices at the local bike shops? For...
01-10-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,059
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

A little chilly out tonight but got in another 12...

A little chilly out tonight but got in another 12 miles. Coming up on 63 or so for the month.
01-10-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,426
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I say onyerleft as a warning to let others know I...

I say onyerleft as a warning to let others know I am passing.

They really don't need to look back or move. I consider it more of a warning that I am present so they don't move into my line of...
Forum: Foo
01-09-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,838
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Ageless male products? Geeze, just how old...

Ageless male products?

Geeze, just how old are you guys? :D
01-09-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,717
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I'm actually pretty happy with my aging so far....

I'm actually pretty happy with my aging so far. I'm on Strava and have a favorite segment, flat 7.3 mile segment, no stops. I test myself while riding alone.

At 32 years old I was struggling to...
01-09-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,059
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

12 miles tonight at 16.0. Felt kind of warm out...

12 miles tonight at 16.0. Felt kind of warm out there tonight, 56 degrees!

Almost 50 for the month.
01-09-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,581
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I have followed my mechanic for 23 years. I was...

I have followed my mechanic for 23 years. I was 220 and he was the first guy who built a wheel that lasted more than 2,000 miles back in the late 90's. Great mechanic and finally opened his own store...
01-07-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Pretty good ride I would say but now you know...

Pretty good ride I would say but now you know where you can improve.

Your post backs my advice I have given to first time century riders over the years about when to eat. My experience is that I...
01-07-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I am now all 100% for a good aluminum mount. I...

I am now all 100% for a good aluminum mount. I used the plastic mounts from Go Pro and one snapped on a 40 mile descent, bounced about 50 yards. Luckily the road was straight so I was able to...
01-07-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I agree, a camera in plain sight is more...

I agree, a camera in plain sight is more effective when it comes to preventing incidents.

Though I don't use my camera as a witness in case of an accident, I do carry it to create ride videos. But...
01-07-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

As a Clydesdale I can weigh anywhere from...

As a Clydesdale I can weigh anywhere from 230-260. I have snapped 2 frames on steep climbs and had both frames replaced no questions asked and upgraded both times. I did go with Trek and they were...
01-06-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,602
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Ah! Hopefully someday he gets to experience and...

Ah! Hopefully someday he gets to experience and understand the joy I/we get from cycling.
01-06-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,968
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

#@$&^$%!!! I used to be one of the young guys,...

#@$&^$%!!! I used to be one of the young guys, now I remember all the old forgotten shows! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

BTW, I am not telling you to keep your current...

BTW, I am not telling you to keep your current set up. I am suggesting you give it a try first at improving your climbing strength since you are new to climbing. You may develop much faster than you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Maybe I have been climbing the wrong mountain all...

Maybe I have been climbing the wrong mountain all these years. :D

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Ah yes, I posted a profile of Solvang above. The...

Ah yes, I posted a profile of Solvang above. The wall is not that impressive.

If you have ever heard of GMR, it is a playground for cyclists over here by Mt Baldy. First 8 miles is pretty much the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is the wall on Solvang century. 3.3 miles at about 3.4%

I looked up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I'm not sure myself since I didn't even notice...

I'm not sure myself since I didn't even notice it! :D

I believe it is a supposedly steep climb on the Solvang Century. I think it is only about a mile or two long and maybe 5 or 6%. Many riders...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

I have completed centuries with 10,000- 12,000 ft...

I have completed centuries with 10,000- 12,000 ft elevation gains climbing up to Big Bear on a standard double set up. 53/39 chain rings and 12/26 cassette. Look up Breathless Agony if you are into...
01-06-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,968
Posted By GuessWhoCycling

Distance most times but at times I also measure...

Distance most times but at times I also measure my rides by elevation gain. I may do longer rides aiming for a distance goal on weekends. Midweek rides I ride with elevation in mind pressed for time....
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